Coach Development

Teach children weightlifting while they are in their early fearless stage and you will watch them become quickly accustomed to the lifts.
I see so many trainers worry about two specific issues constantly, and then wonder why they’re not successful.
It's all too easy to write the perfect session, only to wind up coaching kids who don't want to engage with your program today.
We live in a society in which unrealistic expectations are the norm, and extreme measures are regarded as the solution.
Here's how to identify and prevent the toxic parenting trends observed at so many kids' sports events.
Don’t try to get new clients back in shape in a day. That’s a massive error on the first play.
Here are a few tips to make fitness more enjoyable for kids, as taken from a Montessori education perspective.
The fitness industry is in for a big change soon. If you’re a coach or trainer you need be aware of how it will affect your business.
People with Down Syndrome have excessively lax joints and poor muscle tone and coordination. The emphasis needs to be stability and strength.
A new study suggests young athletes are more likely to be dehydrated, and won't necessarily stay hydrated even if water is available.
This program is for developing movement in adolescents, first and foremost. Learning proper weight lifting will increase coordination and strength, and therefore create a better athlete in any sport.
Using your time and energy effectively as a youth sports coach is vital. Making sure you can communicate and deal with all of your players will make your efforts all that more effective.
It is increasingly common to see children beginning a serious sport career. However, the age a child can start weightlifting is not a function of chronological years, but one of biological years.
As a coach I have been fortunate to work with many disabled people. It’s because of those experiences I am able to face my own aging body and physical limitations with gratitude and with humility.
Coaches of teenagers deal with a giant set of issues unique to that of any other coaches, but the greatest challenge of them all is communication with their athletes.
If you can make training more enjoyable, children are more likely to accept it. The priority is keeping the child engaged, moving well, and wanting to come back and do more.
By adding static and dynamic stretches to a sports program, coaches and trainers can greatly reduce the risk of injuries, while guiding their developing athletes to continue to perform optimally.